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Kicking the Sugar Habit

Friday, November 17, 2017

I am Tova and I am a diabetic. Boy is that hard to say. As well as saying no to sugar and sweets. I am on the kick the habit challenge and day 2 was supposed to be about journaling. Saying no to candy is my biggest challenge. If I don't have it in the house, I am usually ok. But if it is there, I am sunk. There are days when I have no trouble. But there are other days that I can't say no and am just too tempted.

So how can I fix this issue. If I lived by myself, I would just not buy any of the trigger foods. I know what they are and just wouldn't buy it. But alas, I don't live by myself. I have asked dh not to buy the food but he still does. And dd loves me with sugar and chocolate.
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  • PHEBESS
    Oy, it's hard with family members buying what you need to avoid. I asked DH to buy and eat sweets in private, so I could avoid all of that. Helped for a while, but he got lazy about it. But at least it helped me build my resistance muscle, so that helped me.
    868 days ago
  • ALLENJOSEPH
    I am not diabetic, but I eat way to many sweets. Candy & sweets in general, are not healthy things to eat, and I know I eat far too many. I have at times limited the sweets and did well. I love to snack. I know it is time to make more good habits. thank you for blogging on this subject. I needed to hear it. It is time to challenge myself.

    I wish you the best in this venture.
    868 days ago
  • JERSEYGIRL24
    I could have written this blog. I have the same issues with my DH and having the food in the house. I have had some success in the past by telling myself that he is not forcing me to eat and that the problems are not always his doing. But right now I am struggling too.
    869 days ago
  • EO4WELLNESS
    Way to go! Best wishes meeting all of your wellness and fitness goals.
    869 days ago
  • MARYMURNEY
    You are singing my song. It’s a daily struggle but it can be done. SparkPeople is a wonderful place to stay on track. 😊
    869 days ago
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